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Borobudur Temple : The largest Hindu-Buddhist Monument in the world

22 November 2012

Borobudur is one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, located in Central Java, near Magelang, or forty kilometers west of Yogyakarta. This magnificent monument is the largest monument in the southern hemisphere and the greatest single piece of classical architecture in the entire archipelago. This world's largest Buddhist stupa was actually built on Hindu foundations , a series of three stone terraces which began life in 775 AD as a large step pyramid. When the Buddhist Sailendras took over the site fifteen years later, building resumed on top of th